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  • Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking

    Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking
    One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
  • Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on

    Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on
    At the Towson University football team's home opener late last month, the loudest cheers arguably came for the smallest athlete on the field. With the current Towson gymnastics team by her side, 24-year-old alumna Kacy Catanzaro stood in the endzone and...
  • Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay

    Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay
    For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly. Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
  • Ellicott City resident taps sports world to fight sarcoidosis

    Ellicott City resident taps sports world to fight sarcoidosis
    After Sean Hull moved to Ellicott City with his wife and two children in 2005, he sought out Dr. David Moller, the director of the sarcoidosis unit at Johns Hopkins. In a twist of fate or luck, Moller turned out to be one of Hull's neighbors. It's one...
  • Authorities identify Towson student who died this weekend

    Authorities identify Towson student who died this weekend
    The Towson University student who died over the weekend after being found unresponsive at an off-campus apartment was a talented artist who made a difficult decision to attend a different college than her twin sister, according to her high school...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies

    Baltimore architecture firm looks to Rockies
    A Baltimore architecture firm founded in 1977 by two Park School graduates and a friend has nearly doubled in size in the last two years, making its most ambitious bid for greater reach last month when it announced the expansion of its footprint to...
  • Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean Sytko was...
  • Browns sign ex-Cardinal Gibbons FB Kiero Small to practice squad, source says

    Browns sign ex-Cardinal Gibbons FB Kiero Small to practice squad, source says
    The Cleveland Browns' backfield is taking on a Baltimore flavor after the team signed former Cardinal Gibbons and Arkansas fullback Kiero Small on Sunday, according to a league source. The Browns already have former Towson University running back...
  • Republicans see opportunity in Dundalk area council race

    When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council. When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
  • Robert J. Lyden Jr., water technician

    Robert J. Lyden Jr., water technician
    Robert J. Lyden Jr., a retired Baltimore water technician and volunteer, died Friday at Stella Maris Hospice of pancreatic cancer. He was 64. The son of Dr. Robert J. Lyden Sr., a physician, and Anita Lyden, a homemaker, Robert James Lyden Jr. was born...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...